Michael Blake
Saxophonist Composer Arranger


The legendary Slow Poke at Home album is now available in it's original format at bandcamp

Michael and drum master Jerry Granelli are preparing to launch the New Canadian Art Quartet in Autumn 2019. This exciting collective ensemble includes cellist Peggy Lee and keyboardist Chris Gestrin. The group will be recording and performing original material this November. Watch video of Michael, Jerry and Peggy at the Ottawa Winterjazz Fest.

This New York Life

Read Michael's musician2musican articles on All About Jazz. The latest is with composer/multi-instrumentalist Gina Leishman

Live Performances

This fall Michael will be playing in Chicago, Finland and Canada

Check out Michael's albums on Bandcamp!



New video - Michael Blake with Strings

Spotify playlist

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Updated : 08 09 2019